Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 7

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st23/43(53.49%)16/28(57.14%)
2nd23/43(53.49%)15/28(53.57%)
3rd16/41(39.02%)10/27(37.04%)
All62/127(48.82%)41/83(49.40%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 7

Out of those 7 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 0 (0.00%)

Out of those 7 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 2 (28.57%)

Out of those 2 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 1 (50.00%)

Out of the 7 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 2 (28.57%)

Out of those 2 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 1 (50.00%)

Out of the 7 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: (0.00%)

Out of the 7 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 4 (28.57%)

Out of the 7 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 3 (42.86%)

62 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 127 possible responses in the 43 archived games analyzed. This represents a 48.82% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 19 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 15 times (78.95%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 41 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 8
RRR = 8
WRW = 7
RWW = 6
RRW = 4
WRR = 4
RWR = 4

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 2 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 1
WW = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 41 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 8
WWW = 8
RWR = 6
RWW = 5
RRW = 4
WWR = 4
WRW = 4
WRR = 2

The average winner's score amongst 43 archived games was $11,803.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 7

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$16,900Bob Verini#13, aired 1990-09-08THE 20th CENTURY$16,900-$11,300W
2.$10,600Franco Recchia#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$10,600-$800W
3.$10,000Lynne Wexler#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$10,600$900RY
4.$9,900Scott Gillispie#1558, aired 1991-05-15POP MUSIC$11,400$800RY
5.$9,700Bob Olsen#1605, aired 1991-07-19POETS$9,700-$3,800RY
6.$9,600Harry Bork#1480, aired 1991-01-25MONARCHS$9,700-$900W
7.$8,900Ken DeBusk#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES$8,900$700RY
8.$8,700Sara Cox#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES$8,700-$1,300RY
$8,700Sean Walsh#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,700-$200R
10.$8,501Leslie Frates#1489, aired 1991-02-07GEOGRAPHY$8,900$200RY
11.$8,000Jerry Standlee#1466, aired 1991-01-07ISLANDS$14,500$11,600WY
12.$7,500Ken DeBusk#1564, aired 1991-05-23ACTRESSES$7,500$500W
13.$7,400Joe Laboda#1408, aired 1990-10-17AUTOBIOGRAPHIES$10,000$1,300RY
14.$7,301Andrew Bernknopf#1428, aired 1990-11-14U.S. HISTORY$10,500$1,600W
15.$7,200Anne Eskridge#1524, aired 1991-03-28PROVERBS$7,400-$1,000W
16.$7,000Richard Neale#1424, aired 1990-11-08WORLD GEOGRAPHY$9,900$1,600W
$7,000Mickey Tennenbaum#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES$7,500-$1,400W
18.$6,999Mike Heberling#1564, aired 1991-05-23ACTRESSES$7,000-$500RY
19.$6,800Barbara Komansky#1563, aired 1991-05-22QUOTES$8,200-$700W
20.$6,601Sal DeLuca#1532, aired 1991-04-09WORLD LEADERS$7,800$600W
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